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Caring for aging parents during retirement

Saving for your own retirement or becoming the caregiver for your aging parents…it’s a dilemma many Americans face daily. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Caitlin Lawrence reports, at a time when Baby Boomers need to focus on preparing for their own future, nearly one quarter of them are providing personal care or financial …

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UF’s bug man retires

If there’s anything former Entomology professor Carl Barfield loved more than bugs…was his students. Dr. Barfiled taught his last class this summer after 35 years of teaching at the University of Florida.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Mike Biana spoke with Dr. Barfield who reflected on his time here as a teacher and how …

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“Danny Wooten & Southern Slang” performs tonight for “Free Fridays” concert series

The Country band “Danny Wooten & Southern Slang” takes to the stage tonight for the “Free Fridays” concert series in downtown Gainesville.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Donna Green-Townsend talked with lead singer and songwriter Danny Wooten about the style of music the band will bring to the Bo Diddley Downtown Plaza. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPDannyWootenFinal.mp3]

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New NASA space probe to research Jupiter

NASA’s Juno spacecraft is heading for Jupiter Friday, and it can’t get much greener than this: a solar-powered, windmill-shaped spacecraft. Juno will be launched Friday morning aboard an unmanned Atlas V rocket. The end of the shuttle program is giving extra oomph to the $1.1-billion voyage, which is set to …

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